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Retirement pensions

State retirement pensions. For private or company pensions see 'pensions'.

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    Information on state retirement pension, stakeholder pensions, occupational and personal pensions including organisations which can give advice.

    From: Adviceguide from Citizens Advice

  • State Pensionthis link opens in a new window

    When you reach state pension age you may become entitled to a State Retirement Pension. Answer some of the questions you may have about how the State Retirement Pension system works.

    From: Age UK

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    The State Pension is a regular payment people can claim when they get to State Pension age. Most people build up some State Pension, but the amount they get varies. It's worth understanding how you build up State Pension and how much income it will give you in later life.

    From: Directgov

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    Information on how to claim your pension, the options on deferral, how to pay voluntary contributions and what to do if you have a complaint.

    From: OPAS- Pensions Advisory Service

  • Early retirement - effect on your pensionthis link opens in a new window

    If you retire early, or stop work due to redundancy, ill-health or other reasons, your State Pension and other pensions you're entitled to may be affected. You need to know all your pension options to make sure you'll have enough to live on in retirement.

    From: Directgov

  • Getting a State Pension Forecastthis link opens in a new window

    This forecast tells you how much State Pension you may get when you reach State Pension age. Find out how you can get a forecast and what information you will need before you apply.

    From: Directgov

  • State pension deferralthis link opens in a new window

    State Pension deferral means putting off claiming your State Pension when you reach State Pension age, or choosing to stop claiming it after having claimed it for a period. Explains what your choices are and what you have to do.

    From: Department for Work & Pensions - DWP

  • Pension creditthis link opens in a new window

    Explains what Pension Credit is and who can claim it. Gives information about housing costs, change of circumstances, how to claim and what to do if you disagree with a decision.

    From: Age UK

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